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Public Advisory: controlled water release North Salmon River

September 4th, 2021

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that a controlled water release is currently ongoing in Upper Salmon area of Central Newfoundland. The Company is continuing to release water from its North Salmon Dam spillway into the North Salmon River. People are advised to use this area with great caution as water levels and flows are higher than normal and may be unpredictable.

The Company is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers in the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland that there is no longer a potential for releases at the Granite Canal Bypass structure, the Granite Canal Spillway, and the Granite Overflow Dykes into Grey River.

The Company is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers In the Burnt Pond and White Bear River areas of Central and Southern Newfoundland that there is no longer a potential for releases at its Burnt Dam Spillway into the White Bear River.



Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca